[VIRTUAL] PEN Out Loud x LIVE from NYPL: Wole Soyinka with Farah Jasmine Griffin
Brooklyn Talks: ‘Sensation’ with Arnold Lehman and Darren Walker
[VIRTUAL] Magic City Conversations: Rachel Eliza Griffiths and Khalisa Rae
[VIRTUAL] LitNight Reading Series: Dallas Debut Authors
[VIRTUAL] Family, Fiction, and Fever Dreams: A Strange Object Presents Farthest South
‘Member When?: A Community Retelling of Downtown Durham
Authoring Advocacy: Writing and activism in an era of mass incarceration with Donna Hylton and Piper Kerman
Big Ideas: Bunk, featuring Kevin Young & Marlon James
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Consultants for Florida Power & Light, the largest electric utility in the US, conducted surveillance on a Jacksonville journalist. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/24/a-florida-power-company-didnt-like-a-journalists-commentary-its-consultants-had-him-followed?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
#CUBA: PEN International, @PENamerica and @PENCubaExilio condemn “cruel and inhumane” prison sentences imposed without “legal merit” on Cuban artist-activists Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and Maykel “Osorbo” Castillo Pérez: https://pen-international.org/news/prison-sentences-for-luis-manuel-and-maykel-osorbo-condemned @PEN_LAC
As an increasing number of book bans and educational gag orders across the country remove important and necessary stories from bookshelves, PEN America reached out to writers impacted by these challenges so that we could amplify their voices. Today we highlight @jodipicoult.